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Saturday, February 04, 2006

Detroit prepares for Super Bowl snow

The Freep reports:
The city of Detroit is expected to begin preparing Saturday for as much as 9 inches of snow predicted to fall just in time for Super Bowl XL on Sunday at Ford Field.

According to the National Weather Service, snow is expected to begin falling in metro Detroit about 3 p.m. Saturday and continue through much of the night. The prediction also calls for temperatures to fall and winds to pick up.
The city does have a plan (and a large number of volunteers). One can't help but recall 1982's Super Bowl XVI at the Silverdome where a major ice storm, whipping winds and subzero wind chills made things ... less than optimal.

A good resource for those looking to keep an eye on things is the Campus Martius webcam in the heart of everything Detroit.

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# posted by farlane @ 1:54 PM
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